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Measurement invariance tests did not reveal any differences in the constructs of aversiveness to risky behavior, and smoking consumption rate across the racial groups.
Adding highly preferred items for task completion could have lessened the aversiveness of the task and reduced her motivation to use aggression and SIB to end the task (Carr & Durand, 1985).
The reader should not be concerned about the negative values seen for the aversiveness and distortion subscales on the PHAB.
In addition, respondents' self-reported risk aversiveness was not related to the odds of a positive movement in consumer debt.
While most animal studies define aversiveness in terms of the amount of escape or avoidance behavior the stimulus will generate, few experimental investigations have actually measured the degree of avoidance or escape behavior caused by the stimuli (Walters & Grusec, 1977).
The function-based intervention for Brett included the following two antecedent manipulations designed to decrease the aversiveness of the tasks while allowing access to a curriculum comparable to his classmates: (a) presenting his grade-level reading material on audio tape and (b) presenting comprehension questions in a multiple choice format on audio tape.
Alternatively, the occasional small work requirement may reduce the aversiveness of responding, or reduce discounting of the upcoming reinforcer.
Potential interventions include modifying tasks to decrease their aversiveness, and more importantly, providing academic instruction to improve academic skills.
Jill might occasionally feel guilty about her misdeeds or anxious about her sex appeal, but the aversiveness of these problems should be far less than had Jill never interacted with Jack.
Fourth, the individual reacts to the increased aversiveness.
We then used the idiosyncratic stimulus, noncontingent access to a preferred reinforcer, to alter the aversiveness of demand situations.